CN103813933A - Battery powered lawn care vehicle with drive efficiency indicator - Google Patents

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CN103813933A
CN103813933A CN 201180073454 CN201180073454A CN103813933A CN 103813933 A CN103813933 A CN 103813933A CN 201180073454 CN201180073454 CN 201180073454 CN 201180073454 A CN201180073454 A CN 201180073454A CN 103813933 A CN103813933 A CN 103813933A
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Abstract

A riding lawn care vehicle may include a battery power source, an electric drive motor, at least one blade drive motor, a current sensor, and a controller. The electric drive motor may be powered by the battery power source. The electric drive motor may be operably coupled to wheels of the riding lawn care vehicle to provide drive power for the riding lawn care vehicle. The at least one blade drive motor may be powered by the battery power source. The at least one blade drive motor may be operably coupled to at least one cutting blade of the riding lawn care vehicle. The current sensor may be disposed to monitor total current drawn from the battery power source. The controller may receive total current data from the current sensor and provide feedback to an operator of the riding lawn care vehicle based on the total current data.

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具有驱动效率指示器的电池供电的草坪护理车 Battery-powered drive efficiency indicator with a lawn care vehicle

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[0001] 示例性实施方式总体上涉及草坪护理车,并且更具体地,涉及具有驱动效率指示器的电池供电的草坪护理车。 [0001] relates to lawn care vehicle exemplary embodiments generally, and more particularly, to battery powered lawn care vehicle having a driving efficiency indicators.

背景技术 Background technique

[0002] 通常使用构造成执行相应的具体任务的不同工具和/或机器来执行草坪护理任务。 [0002] usually configured to perform specific tasks corresponding to different tools and / or machine to perform lawn care tasks. 诸如割草的特定任务通常由割草机来执行。 Specific tasks, such as mowing the lawn mower is typically performed by. 割草机本身可以具有许多不同的结构以支持消费者的需求和预算。 Lawn mowers themselves may have many different configurations to support consumer needs and budget. 后操纵式(walk-behind,手扶式)割草机通常是紧凑的,具有比较小的发动机(例如,小于200立方厘米(CC))并且相对便宜。 After manipulation of formula (walk-behind, walk-behind) are generally compact lawn mower, the engine having a relatively small (e.g., less than 200 cubic centimeters (the CC)) and relatively inexpensive. 同时,另一方面,诸如草坪拖拉机的骑乘式割草机可以相当大并且有时具有超过400cc的发动机。 Meanwhile, on the other hand, such as a riding lawn mower lawn tractor can be quite large and may have more than 400cc engine. 有时骑乘式割草机还可构造成具有除割草部件之外的各种功能配件(例如:拖车、舵盘(tiller)等)。 Sometimes riding lawn mower may further be configured to have various functions in addition to the mowing member parts (e.g.: trailers, the helm (Tiller), etc.). 骑乘式割草机提供了骑乘式车辆的便利性,并且与后操纵式相比提供了通常更大的切割板。 Riding lawn mower offers the convenience of saddle type vehicle, as compared with the rear-operated normally provides greater cutting deck.

[0003] 上涨的燃料成本和对燃烧矿物燃料的发动机的污染及其他副产品意识的增强已经使得对更清洁能源的发展产生了很大的兴趣。 [0003] rising fuel costs and pollution and enhance the burning of fossil fuels the engine of other by-products of awareness has led to the development of cleaner energy generated considerable interest. 电池供电的车辆具有减少对矿物燃料的依赖的可能性。 Battery powered vehicle having the possibility of reducing dependence on fossil fuels. 然而,考虑到燃烧矿物燃料的产品的漫长发展历史,应理解当采用电池供电的车辆时,以前未公布的许多新的设计考虑可能会开始发挥作用。 However, given the long history of the development of fossil fuel combustion products, it should be understood when using battery powered vehicle, many previously unpublished new design considerations may come into play.

[0004] 一些实例的简要概括 [0004] brief overview of some examples

[0005] 一些示例性实施方式可以提供具有驱动效率指示器的电池供电的草坪护理车。 [0005] Some exemplary embodiments may provide a battery powered lawn care vehicle having a driving efficiency indicators. 在这方面,例如,控制器或者其他处理电路可以设置成监测电池供电的草坪护理车的各种操作情况,并且可以为车辆操作者提供效率指示。 In this regard, for example, controller or other processing circuitry may be provided to monitor the various operating battery powered lawn care vehicle, and may provide an indication to the vehicle operator efficiency. 在一个示例性实施方式中,可以监测诸如从车辆上的所有电源汲取的总电流的各种参数,并且可以基于所汲取的总电流或其他操作参数为操作者提供指示以告知操作者操作的效率。 In one exemplary embodiment, the various parameters may be monitored, such as the total current drawn from the power of all the vehicle, and may provide an indication to inform the operator efficiency operation based on the total current drawn or other operating parameters for the operator . 在一些情况下,事实上,指示可针对为了提高效率而可能产生的操作变化来引导操作者。 In some cases, in fact, it may indicate a change for the operation in order to improve efficiency possible to guide the operator. 因此,示例性实施方式可以为操作者提供关于车辆的操作效率的反馈。 Accordingly, exemplary embodiments may provide feedback about the operation efficiency of the operator of the vehicle.

[0006] 在一个示例性实施方式中,提供了一种骑乘式草坪护理车。 [0006] In one exemplary embodiment, there is provided a riding lawn care vehicle. 该骑乘式草坪护理车可以包括电池电源、电驱动马达、至少一个刀片驱动马达、电流传感器以及控制器。 The riding lawn care vehicle may include a battery power supply, an electric drive motor, the at least one blade driving motor, a current sensor and a controller. 电驱动马达可以由电池电源供电。 Electric drive motor may be powered by a battery power supply. 电驱动马达能操作地耦接至骑乘式草坪护理车的轮子,从而为骑乘式草坪护理车提供驱动动力。 Electric drive motor may be operably coupled to the wheels of the riding lawn care vehicle to provide the driving force for the riding lawn care vehicle. 至少一个刀片驱动马达可由电池电源供电。 At least one blade drive motor by battery power. 至少一个刀片驱动马达可操作地耦接至骑乘式草坪护理车的至少一个切割刀片。 At least one blade drive motor operatively coupled to the riding lawn care vehicle at least one cutting blade. 电流传感器可以设置成监测从电池电源汲取的总电流。 The current sensor may be provided to monitor the total current drawn from the battery power source. 控制器可以接收来自电流传感器的总电流数据并且基于总电流数据向骑乘式草坪护理车的操作者提供反馈。 The controller may receive a total current from the current sensor data and provide feedback based on the total current data of a riding lawn care vehicle operator.

[0007] 在另一示例性实施方式中,提供了一种用于骑乘式草坪护理车的控制器。 [0007] In another exemplary embodiment, there is provided a controller for a riding lawn care vehicle is provided. 该骑乘式草坪护理车可以包括电池电源、电驱动马达以及至少一个刀片驱动马达。 The riding lawn care vehicle may include a battery power supply, an electric drive motor and at least one blade drive motor. 电驱动马达可以由电池电源供电。 Electric drive motor may be powered by a battery power supply. 电驱动马达能操作地耦接至骑乘式草坪护理车的轮子,从而为骑乘式草坪护理车提供驱动动力。 Electric drive motor may be operably coupled to the wheels of the riding lawn care vehicle to provide the driving force for the riding lawn care vehicle. 至少一个刀片驱动马达可由电池电源供电。 At least one blade drive motor by battery power. 至少一个刀片驱动马达能操作地耦接至骑乘式草坪护理车的至少一个切割刀片。 At least one blade drive motor operably coupled to the riding lawn care vehicle at least one cutting blade. 该控制器可以包括设备接口和处理电路。 The controller may include interface and processing circuitry. 设备接口可以构造成接收来自电流传感器的总电流数据,所述电流传感器设置成监测从电池电源汲取的总电流。 Device interface may be configured to receive a total current data from the current sensor, the current sensor arranged to monitor the total current drawn from the battery power source. 处理电路可以构造成接收来自设备接口的总电流数据并且基于总电流数据向骑乘式草坪护理车的操作者提供反馈。 Processing circuitry may be configured to receive data from the device interface to the total current and the total current based on the feedback data provided to the riding lawn care vehicle operator.

[0008] 在另一示例性实施方式中,提供了一种向骑乘式草坪护理车的操作者提供反馈的方法。 [0008] In another exemplary embodiment, there is provided a method of providing feedback to a riding lawn care vehicle operator method. 该骑乘式草坪护理车可以包括电池电源、由电池电源供电的电驱动马达以及至少一个刀片马达。 The riding lawn care vehicle may include a battery, a battery-powered motor drive power source and at least one blade motor. 电驱动马达能操作地耦接至骑乘式草坪护理车的轮子,从而为骑乘式草坪护理车提供驱动动力。 Electric drive motor may be operably coupled to the wheels of the riding lawn care vehicle to provide the driving force for the riding lawn care vehicle. 至少一个刀片驱动马达能操作地耦接至骑乘式草坪护理车的至少一个切割刀片。 At least one blade drive motor operably coupled to the riding lawn care vehicle at least one cutting blade. 该方法可以包括:接收来自电流传感器的总电流数据,所述电流传感器设置成监测从电池电源汲取的总电流;以及基于总电流数据向骑乘式草坪护理车的操作者提供反馈。 The method may include: receiving a total current data from the current sensor, the current sensor arranged to monitor the total current draw from the battery power source; and providing feedback data based on the total current operator of the riding lawn care vehicle.

[0009] 一些示例性实施方式可以改善电池供电的草坪护理车的切割性能和/或效率。 [0009] Some exemplary embodiments may improve the cutting performance and / or efficiency of battery powered lawn care vehicle. 此夕卜,一些实施方式可以通过向操作者提供反馈以产生更多的交互操作体验而为操作者提供改善的体验。 Bu this evening, some embodiments can provide feedback to the operator to create a more interactive experience and provide improved operating experience for the operator.

[0010] 附图中的多个图的简要说明 Brief Description of the plurality of FIG. [0010] drawings

[0011] 因此已经概括地描述了本发明,现在将参考附图,这些附图无需按比例绘制,并且在附图中: [0011] Having thus generally described the invention, reference will now be made to the accompanying drawings, these figures are not necessarily drawn to scale, and in which:

[0012] 图1A示出了根据示例性实施方式的骑乘式草坪护理车的立体图; [0012] FIG 1A illustrates a perspective view of an exemplary embodiment of the riding lawn care vehicle;

[0013] 图1B示出了根据示例性实施方式的骑乘式草坪护理车的俯视图; [0013] FIG 1B shows a top view of an exemplary embodiment of the riding lawn care vehicle;

[0014] 图2示出了根据示例性实施方式的骑乘式草坪护理车的切割板的部分; [0014] FIG. 2 shows a section according to the cutting deck of the riding lawn care vehicle according to an exemplary embodiment of the embodiment;

[0015] 图3示出了根据示例性实施方式的骑乘式草坪护理车的一些部件的立体图; [0015] FIG. 3 illustrates a perspective view of some of the components of the riding lawn care vehicle according to an exemplary embodiment;

[0016] 图4示出了根据示例性实施方式的电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车的各个部件的框图; [0016] FIG. 4 shows a block diagram of the various components of the battery power supply to an exemplary embodiment of the riding lawn care vehicle;

[0017] 图5A示出了根据示例性实施方式具有动态显示范式的用户界面的显示器; [0017] FIG. 5A illustrates a display having a dynamic display of a user interface paradigm according to an exemplary embodiment;

[0018] 图5B示出了根据示例性实施方式在动态显示范式改变之后的图5A的显示器; [0018] FIG 5B shows a display after the dynamic change display of FIG. 5A paradigm according to an exemplary embodiment;

[0019] 图6是示出了根据示例性实施方式向骑乘式草坪护理车的操作者提供反馈的方法的框图; [0019] FIG. 6 is a block diagram illustrating feedback according to an exemplary embodiment of a riding lawn care vehicle operator's method;

[0020] 图7是示出了根据一个示例性实施方式控制骑乘式草坪护理车的驱动速度的更详细的方法的框图;以及 [0020] FIG. 7 is a diagram illustrating a more detailed block diagram of the control method of the riding lawn care vehicle according to one exemplary embodiment of the driving speed; and

[0021] 图8是示出了根据可替换的示例性实施方式控制骑乘式草坪护理车的驱动速度的另一更详细的方法的框图。 [0021] FIG. 8 is a block diagram illustrating another more detailed method of controlling the riding lawn care vehicle according to an alternative exemplary embodiment of the driving speed.

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[0022] 现将参考附图在下文中更全面地描述一些示例性实施方式,在附图中示出了一些但不是全部的示例性实施方式。 [0022] Reference will now more fully describe some exemplary embodiments in the following figures, shown in the drawings which some, but not all exemplary embodiments. 实际上,本文中描述和图示的实例不应被解释为限制本公开的范围、适用性或者结构。 In fact, examples are described and illustrated herein are not to be construed as limiting the scope of the present disclosure, applicability, or configuration. 相反,提供这些示例性实施方式是为了使得本公开将满足适用的法律要求。 Rather, these exemplary embodiments are provided so that this disclosure will satisfy applicable legal requirements. 贯穿全文,相同的参考标号指代相同的元件。 Throughout, like reference numerals refer to like elements. 此外,如本文所用的,术语“或”将解释为只要它的运算对象中的一个或多个为“真”则结果为“真”的逻辑算符。 Further, as used herein, the term "or" as long as it will be explained the operation of one or more objects is "true", the result is "true" logic operator. 如本文所用的,可操作的耦接应理解为表示在任一情况下都能使可操作地彼此耦接的部件在功能上相互连接的直接或者间接的连接。 As used herein, operably coupled collusion is understood to mean in either case can make operatively connected directly or indirectly coupled to each other member functionally connected to each other. [0023] 一些示例性实施方式可改善电池供电的草坪护理车的切割性能和/或效率。 [0023] Some exemplary embodiments may improve the cutting performance and / or efficiency of battery powered lawn care vehicle. 在这方面,例如,一些示例性实施方式可提供用于电池供电的草坪护理车上的控制器或者其他处理电路。 In this regard, for example, some exemplary embodiments may provide a battery powered lawn care vehicle controller or other processing circuitry. 一个或多个传感器可设置在电池供电的草坪护理车上以监测与电池供电的草坪护理车的操作性能相关的相应一个或多个参数。 One or more sensors may be provided at one or more parameters of a respective battery powered lawn care vehicle to monitor the battery powered lawn care vehicle performance-related operation. 在一些实例中,从电池供电的草坪护理车的电池电源汲取的总电流可以是由一个或多个传感器监测的参数中的一个。 In some examples, the battery powered lawn care vehicle battery power source the total current drawn may be a parameter monitored by one or more of one of the sensors. 总电流可表示可保证对电池操作车辆的性能改变的特定操作状态,所述总电流可以基本上反映由一个或多个驱动马达以及一个或多个切割马达汲取的电流。 May represent the total current to ensure a certain operation state of the operation performance of the vehicle to change the battery, the total current may be substantially reflect the current generated by one or more drive motors and one or more cutting drawn by the motor. 控制器或者其他处理电路可自动地做出这种改变以改善电池供电的草坪护理车的性能和/或效率。 The controller or other processing circuitry may automatically make such changes to improve the performance and / or efficiency of battery powered lawn care vehicle.

[0024] 图1 (包括图1A和图1B)示出了根据示例性实施方式的具有有效的驱动控制器的电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10。 [0024] FIG. 1 (including FIGS. 1A and 1B) shows a riding lawn care vehicle according to the power supply 10 of the drive controller has a valid cell exemplary embodiment. 在这方面,图1A示出了根据示例性实施方式的电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10的侧面图,并且图1B示出了根据示例性实施方式的电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10的俯视图。 In this regard, FIG. 1A shows a side view of the battery power of the exemplary embodiment of the riding lawn care vehicle 10, and FIG. 1B shows a riding lawn care vehicle power supply in accordance with an exemplary embodiment of a battery 10 is a top view of FIG. 在一些实施方式中,电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10可以包括座椅20,该座椅可设置在电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10的中央、后部或者前部处。 In some embodiments, the battery powered riding lawn care vehicle 10 may include a seat 20, may be provided at the center of the seat, the front or rear portion of the battery powered riding lawn care vehicle 10. 电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10还可以包括功能性地连接至电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10的轮子的转向(steering)组件30 (例如,方向盘、手柄杆等),转向输入被提供至该轮子。 Battery powered riding lawn care vehicle 10 may further include functionally connected to the battery powered riding lawn care vehicle steering wheel (Steering) component 30 (e.g., a steering wheel, handle bars, etc.) 10, a steering input is provided to the wheel. 在一些情况下,可将转向输入提供至电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10的后轮32以允许操作者对电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10进行转向。 In some cases, the steering input may be provided to the riding lawn care vehicle 10 battery powered rear wheels 32 of the riding lawn care vehicle 10 to allow the operator of the battery-powered steering. 在一些实施方式中,因为转向控制被提供至后轮32,所以前轮34可不接收转向输入。 In some embodiments, since the steering control is provided to the rear wheel 32, so that the steering wheel 34 may not receive an input. 操作者可以坐在可设置于转向组件30的后方的座椅20上,以便通过转向组件30提供用于使电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10转向的输入。 The operator can sit in the rear may be provided on the steering assembly 30 seat 20, so as to provide for a battery powered riding lawn care vehicle steering input 10 via the steering assembly 30.

[0025] 在示例性实施方式中,转向组件30可包括方向盘36和转向柱37。 [0025] In an exemplary embodiment, the steering assembly 30 may comprise a steering wheel 36 and steering column 37. 转向柱37可操作地连接至下文中更详细描述的另外的转向组件部件。 The steering column 37 is operatively connected to hereinbelow described in more detail further steering assembly components. 此外,在一些实施方式中,转向柱37可以延伸至操舵台(转向控制台)38,该操舵台可提供盖,以便通过遮挡对与转向组件30有关的各个机械部件的视线来改善电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10的美学外观。 Further, in some embodiments, the steering column may extend to a steering station 37 (steering console) 38, the steering station may provide cover for the battery to be improved and the steering assembly 30 related to the line of sight of each member by mechanical occlusion riding lawn care vehicle aesthetic appearance 10. 电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10还可以包括另外的与控制相关的部件40,诸如一个或多个速度控制器、切割高度调节器和/或切割单元提升控制器。 Battery powered riding lawn care vehicle 10 may also include additional components related to the control 40, such as one or more speed controllers, cutting height adjuster and / or a cutting unit lift controller. 这些控制器中的一些可以设置成脚踏板的形式,该脚踏板可定位于邻近搁脚板46 (其可以包括位于电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10的两侧上(例如,位于操舵台38的相对侧上)的一部分)的位置,以便使操作者能够在坐在座椅20中的同时将他的或者她的脚搁置在其上。 Some of these controllers may be provided in the form of a foot pedal, the foot plate may be positioned adjacent the footrest 46 (which may include both sides of the battery powered riding lawn care vehicle 10 (e.g., located on the steering portion on opposite sides of the table 38)) is placed, so that the operator can sit in the seat 20, while his or her feet resting thereon.

[0026] 在一些示例性实施方式中,转向组件30可以体现为可焊接、配合、螺栓连接或以别的方式可操作地耦接至彼此并且耦接至电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10的被提供以转向输入的轮子(在本实例中是后轮32)的金属或者其他刚性部件的组件。 [0026] In some exemplary embodiments, the steering assembly 30 may be embodied as a welded, fitting, bolting or otherwise operatively coupled to each other and coupled to the riding lawn care vehicle 10 battery powered It is provided to the steering wheel input (rear wheels 32 in this example) or other rigid components of metal components. 例如,转向组件30可以包括或转向线缆组件或者机械联动装置另外地与之耦接以将施加至转向组件30 (并且更具体地,施加至方向盘36)的旋转运动转换成方向输入以相应地定向轮子(例如,后轮32)。 For example, the steering assembly 30 may comprise a steering cable assembly or a mechanical linkage or otherwise coupled thereto to apply to the steering assembly 30 (and more specifically, is applied to the steering wheel 36) of the input rotary motion into a direction corresponding to orienting wheels (e.g., the rear wheel 32). 在所示的实施方式中,骑乘式割草机具有铰接框架70,其中前轮34可旋转地安装至前框架部分,并且后轮32可旋转地安装至后框架部分。 In the illustrated embodiment, the riding lawn mower having a frame hinge 70, wherein the front wheel 34 is rotatably mounted to the front frame portion, and the rear wheel 32 is rotatably mounted to the rear frame portion. 后框架部分和前框架部分在铰接接头72处接合,使得后框架部分可响应于转向输入相对于前框架部分枢转,以相对于前轮34将后轮32重新定向。 The front frame portion and rear frame portion 72 joined at a hinge joint, so that the rear frame portion in response to a steering input relative to the front frame section to pivot relative to the rear wheel 34 will reorient 32. 在一些可替换的实施方式中,可采用其他转向控制系统。 In some alternative embodiments, the steering control system may be employed other.

[0027] 电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10还可以包括具有至少一个切割刀片安装于其中的切割板50,或者构造成支撑该切割板的装置。 [0027] battery powered riding lawn care vehicle 10 may further comprise at least one cutting blade means mounted on the cutting deck 50 therein, or configured to support the cutting plate has. 图2示出了根据示例性实施方式的切割板50的部分。 Figure 2 shows part of a cutting plate 50 according to an exemplary embodiment. 切割板50可以是可拆卸的装置,其可以定位于前轮34前面的适当位置,以便当切割刀片在切割板50下面旋转并且切割板50处于切割位置时使操作者能够使用切割刀片割草。 Cutting deck 50 may be a removable device which can be positioned in place the front wheel 34, so that when the cutting blade 50 following rotation of the cutting plate and the cutting plate 50 so that the operator can be used in the cutting position the cutting blade mowing. 当进行操作来割草时,剪下的草可通过收集系统获得、覆盖或者经由侧排出部或者后排出部而从切割板50排出。 When operating to cut the grass, grass clippings can be obtained by collecting system via the rear cover portion or the discharge side or the discharge portion 50 discharged from the cutting board.

[0028] 在一些实施方式中,切割板50可通过切割单元提升控制器抬起或者升起而脱离与地面的直接接触。 [0028] In some embodiments, the plate 50 may be cut out of direct contact with the ground by lifting the cutting unit is raised or lifted controller. 在这方面,切割单元提升控制器可以是操作联动装置以向上升起或者倾斜切割板50的脚踏板或者手动操纵杆。 In this regard, the controller may be a cutting unit lift linkage operation to lift up or cut inclined plate 50 or the foot pedal manual control levers. 升起切割板50可以使电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10能够越过某些崎岖的地段或者障碍物(例如,小石头、路沿或者其他特征),或者另外地,当处于移动模式中时或当电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10未有效地用在切割操作中时对一些操作者来说可能是偏好的。 Raising the cutting deck 50 allows the riding lawn care vehicle battery 10 is able to override some of the rough area or an obstacle (e.g., small stones, or other features along the way), or in addition, when the mode is moved or when the battery powered riding lawn care vehicle 10 is not effectively used in cutting operation for some operators it may be preferred. 然而,其他实施方式可不包括任何这种切割板50提升的选择,而是可以仅允许使用切割高度调节器(例如,图2中的调节器132)来调节切割板50内的刀片的高度。 However, other embodiments may not include any such 50 lifting the cutting board selection, but may only allow the use of cutting height adjuster (e.g., in the regulator 132 in FIG. 2) to adjust the cutting height of the blade plate 50 within. 在这方面,切割高度调节器可以是控制杆,该控制杆可通过联动装置(图1中未示出)操作地连接至刀片,以便在切割板50降低至切割位置时相对于地面来调节刀片的高度。 In this regard, the cutting height adjuster may be a lever, the control lever via a linkage (in FIG. 1 not shown) is operatively connected to the blade, so that relative to the ground when lowered to the cutting position of the cutting plate 50 to adjust the blade the height of. 在一些实施方式中,切割板50本身可以包括轮子52,以便有助于确保切割板50在操作过程中保持相对水平以提供均匀的切割。 In some embodiments, the cutting plate 50 itself may include wheels 52, in order to help ensure that the cutting plate 50 remains relatively level during operation to provide a uniform cut.

[0029] 在其中切割板50是可拆卸的实施方式中,切割板50可以包括在切割操作中可用于功能性地操作切割板50的刀片驱动部件(例如:带、滑轮、刀片马达或者其他部件)。 [0029] in which the cutting plate 50 is detachably embodiment, the cutting plate 50 may include a blade for a cutting operation can be functionally operable drive member 50 of the cutting deck (eg: belt, pulleys, or other components blade motor ). 切割板50可通过切割板安装组件而与电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10的一部分配合,所述切割板安装组件构造成与电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10配合以将切割板50接合至电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10来实现切割板50的操作。 Cutting a portion of the plate 50 may be powered by the battery cutting deck assembly mounted with the riding lawn care vehicle 10 of the cutting board with the mounting assembly is configured to battery powered riding lawn care vehicle 10 fitted to the cutting deck 50 bonded to the battery powered riding lawn care vehicle 10 to achieve the operation of the cutting plate 50. 图1示出了具有附接的切割板50的电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10。 FIG 1 shows a riding lawn care vehicle 10 has a battery-powered cutting attachment board 50.

[0030] 在图1所图示的示例性实施方式中,电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10的驱动马达隔室60可以设置于就坐的操作者的后方,以容纳电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10的包括电驱动马达62的各个部件。 [0030] In the exemplary embodiment illustrated in FIG. 1, a battery powered riding lawn care vehicle drive motor compartment 6010 may be provided at the rear of the operator seated to receive a battery powered riding lawn care vehicle comprises an electric drive motor 10 of each member 62. 然而,在其他示例性实施方式中,驱动马达隔室60可位于不同位置,例如,位于操作者的前方或者位于操作者的下方。 However, in other exemplary embodiments, the drive motor compartment 60 may be located at different locations, e.g., in front of the operator, or located below the operator. 在一些实施方式中,电驱动马达62可操作地耦接至电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10的一个或多个轮子(在此实例中是后轮32),从而为电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10提供驱动动力。 In some embodiments, the electric drive motor 62 is operatively coupled to one or more wheels to the battery powered riding lawn care vehicle 10 (in this example the rear wheels 32), so that the battery powered riding lawn care vehicle 10 to provide a driving force. 尽管电驱动马达62能够为后轮32供电,但是在其他可替换的实施方式中,电驱动马达62可以为电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10的全部四个轮子供电(例如,在电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10不是铰接的情况下)。 Although the electric drive motor 62 able to supply the rear wheels 32, in other embodiments alternative embodiment, the electric drive motor 62 riding lawn care vehicle may be a battery powered power all four wheels 10 (e.g., in battery-powered riding lawn care vehicle 10 is not the case hinged). 此外,在一些情况下,电驱动马达62可以手动地或者自动地在为电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10的两个轮子供电或者为全部四个轮子供电之间进行转换。 Further, in some cases, the electric drive motor 62 may be manually or automatically in the two wheels is battery powered riding lawn care vehicle or a power supply 10 converts power between all four wheels.

[0031] 在示例性实施方式中,电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10的电驱动马达62、转向组件30、切割板50、座椅20以及其他部件可操作地(直接地或者间接地)连接至电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10的框架70。 [0031] In an exemplary embodiment, the electrical battery powered riding lawn care vehicle 10 of the drive motor 62, steering assembly 30, the cutting plate 50, the seat 20 and other components operatively (directly or indirectly) connected to the battery powered riding lawn care vehicle frame 70 10. 框架70可以是构造成为电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10的部件中的各个部件提供支撑、连接性以及相互操作性功能的刚性结构。 Frame 70 may be configured as individual components as battery powered riding lawn care vehicle 10 provided in the support, connectivity and interoperability function of a rigid structure. 在一些实施方式中,框架70可以是分离的或者铰接的,使得例如,相对于框架70中的铰接接头72,前轮34设置在框架70的与设置有后轮32的框架部分相对的部分上。 In some embodiments, the frame 70 may be separate or hinged, so that for example, with respect to the frame 70 of the hinged joint 72, 34 is provided on the front frame 70 is provided with a frame portion opposite the rear portion 32 of the .

[0032] 电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10还可以包括电池电源74。 [0032] battery powered riding lawn care vehicle 10 may also include a battery power source 74. 电池电源74可以包括可为电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10的所有电部件提供电力的一个或多个电池。 Battery power source 74 may include all electrical components may be battery powered riding lawn care vehicle 10 one or more batteries to provide power. 在其中多个电池组合以形成电池电源74的情况下,电池可以彼此邻近分布或者布置。 In the case where a plurality of cells to form a battery power source 74, the battery can be distributed or arranged adjacent to each other. 在示例性实施方式中,可以采用串联连接的三个十二伏的电池并且它们的位置可遍及电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10分布。 In an exemplary embodiment, the three twelve volt batteries connected in series can be used and their positions may be distributed throughout the battery powered riding lawn care vehicle 10 distribution. 例如,一个或多个电池可以设置在驱动马达隔室60中,同时其他电池可以设置在座椅20之下或者电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10的其他位置中。 For example, one or more batteries may be provided in the drive motor compartment 60, while the other battery may be provided at other locations under the seat 20 or the battery powered riding lawn care vehicle 10. 电池电源74可以包括铅酸电池或者其他类型的电池,并且在不同的可替换实施方式中可以是可再充电的或者一次性的。 Battery power source 74 may include a lead-acid batteries or other types of batteries, and various alternative embodiments may be rechargeable or disposable. 通过采用电池电源74,电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10可避免使用矿物燃料和/或操作时具有降低的总噪音。 By using the battery power source 74, battery powered riding lawn care vehicle 10 can avoid the use of fossil fuels and / or operating a noise reduction of the total time.

[0033] 现在参考图2,切割板50 (在图2中从上方观察)可包括刀片壳体100,该刀片壳体可以容纳一个或多个切割刀片(未示出)。 [0033] Referring now to Figure 2, the cutting plate 50 (as viewed from above in FIG. 2) may include a blade housing 100, the blade housing can accommodate one or more cutting blades (not shown). 切割刀片可响应于通过相应一个或多个刀片驱动马达110施加的旋转原动力而转动。 In response to the cutting blade via a respective one or more blades to rotate the rotating motive force applied to the driving motor 110. 在一些实例中,可以为每个刀片设置一个刀片马达。 In some instances, it may be provided for each blade a blade motor. 然而,其他实施方式可以使用单个刀片马达来使多个刀片转动。 However, other embodiments may use a single blade motor to cause rotation of the plurality of blades. 在图2的实例中,示出了用于使刀片壳体内的两个相应的刀片转动的两个刀片驱动马达110,但是其他实施方式可以采用更少或者更多的刀片和相应的刀片马达。 In the example of FIG. 2, it is shown for two respective two blades rotating blades in the blade housing the drive motor 110, but other embodiments may employ fewer or more blades and respective blade motor. 可以通过一个或多个刀片马达控制器120来控制刀片马达110。 Blade motor controller 120 may be controlled by a blade motor 110 or more. 在一些实例中,刀片马达控制器120可以基本上设置在刀片马达110之间,并且可以从电池供电的电源74接收电力。 In some examples, the controller 120 may substantially blade motor 110 is disposed between the blade motor and can be powered from the battery power source 74 receives power.

[0034] 切割板安装组件130可以设置成用于将切割板50附接至电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10。 [0034] The cutting assembly mounting plate 130 may be provided for the cutting plate 50 attached to the battery powered riding lawn care vehicle 10. 切割板安装组件130可以相对于地面来悬置刀片壳体(并且因此还悬置切割刀片)。 Cutting plate mounting assembly 130 may be suspended with respect to the ground to the blade housing (and thus also the cutting blade is suspended). 在一些实施方式中,可以通过切割板50的轮子52和/或通过附接至电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10来支撑切割板安装组件130。 In some embodiments, the plate may be cut by the wheels 5250 and / or by attachment to a battery-powered riding lawn care vehicle mounting plate 10 to support the cutting assembly 130. 在示例性实施方式中,调节器132可用于通过调节切割板安装组件130与刀片壳体100之间的距离来改变切割刀片的高度。 In an exemplary embodiment, the regulator 132 may be used for the distance 130 between the blade housing 100 to change the height of the cutting blade by adjusting the cutting plate mounting assembly.

[0035] 在示例性实施方式中,用于刀片马达110的控制器和用于电驱动马达62的马达控制器两者均可以由电池电源74供电。 [0035] In an exemplary embodiment, the motor controller 110 for the blade and a motor controller for both the electric drive motor 62 may be powered by a battery power source 74. 从电池电源74汲取的电流可由传感器网络的一个或多个传感器来监测。 A battery power source 74 from a current drawn by the sensor network to monitor one or more sensors. 传感器网络可以包括设置在相应的位置中并构造成检测与电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10涉及的各种操作条件有关的参数的多个传感器。 Sensor network may include a plurality of sensors disposed and configured to detect parameters of the riding lawn care vehicle with a battery 10 various operating conditions according to the respective relevant position. 然后,由传感器网络收集的参数数据可被提供至驱动控制器150,该驱动控制器可构造成处理该参数数据,并且至少部分地基于所接收的参数数据来控制刀片马达110和电驱动马达62的操作。 Then, the parameter data collected by the sensor network may be provided to the drive controller 150, the drive controller may be configured to process the parameter data, and parameter data at least partially based on the received control blade motor 110 and the electric drive motor 62 operation. 尽管驱动控制器150可设置在电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10上的几乎任何位置,但是一个示例性实施方式可将驱动控制器设置在邻近电池电源74的位置中。 Although a driver controller 150 may be disposed on a battery powered riding lawn care vehicle 10 in virtually any position, but one exemplary embodiment may be disposed at a position adjacent to the drive controller 74 of the battery power source. 例如,图3示出了电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10的一些部件的立体图。 For example, FIG. 3 shows a perspective view of some components of the battery powered riding lawn care vehicle 10. 在这方面,图3示出了设置在电池电源74的两个电池之间的驱动控制器150,其位于电驱动马达62的顶部上。 In this regard, FIG. 3 shows the drive controller is disposed between the two battery power source 150 is a battery 74, which is located on top of the electric drive motor 62.

[0036] 在示例性实施方式中,传感器网络可以包括构造成检测从电池电源74汲取的总电流的一个或多个电流传感器。 [0036] In an exemplary embodiment, the network may comprise a sensor configured to detect the battery power source 74 from the total current drawn or more current sensors. 因此,例如,在一些情况下,可以使用单个电流传感器来检测从电池电源74汲取的总电流。 Thus, for example, in some cases, a single current sensor detects the total current drawn from the battery power source 74. 然而,在其他实例中,可以设置多个电流传感器以检测不同的部件电流,该不同的部件电流可以加和(su_ed,求和)以确定由电池电源74汲取的总电流。 However, in other examples, a plurality of current sensors may be provided to detect different current components, the different components can be added and current (su_ed, summed) to determine the battery power source 74 is drawn by the total current. 在一些情况下,电流传感器(或者多个电流传感器)可以具体化为测量穿过已知值的电阻器(例如,分流电阻器)的电压的电压传感器。 In some cases, the current sensor (or a plurality of current sensors) may be embodied as measured through a resistor of known value (e.g., a shunt resistor) of the voltage sensor. 因此,测定的电压可表示相应的电流。 Thus, the voltage measurement may represent a corresponding current. 传感器网络还可感测其他参数,诸如座椅20上操作者的存在、刀片马达运行状态(例如,用于确定工作时间)、驱动马达运行状态(例如,用于确定驱动时间)以及可影响电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10的操作的各种故障条件。 Sensor networks may also sense other parameters, such as the presence of the operator's seat 20, blade motor operating state (e.g., for determining operation time), the drive motor operating state (e.g., for determining the driving time) and may affect the battery powered riding lawn care vehicles of various fault conditions 10 operated.

[0037] 图4示出了电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10的各个部件的框图,以示出设置在各个部件之间的可操作的耦接件,并且帮助示例性实施方式的描述。 [0037] FIG. 4 shows a block diagram of various components of the battery powered riding lawn care vehicle 10 is shown disposed to operatively coupling member between the individual components, and assist in describing exemplary embodiment. 在一些示例性实施方式中,驱动控制器150可以包括处理电路210或另外地与该处理电路进行通信,该处理电路可构造成根据在此描述的示例性实施方式执行动作。 In some exemplary embodiments, the drive controller 150 may include a processing circuit 210 or otherwise communicate with the processing circuit, the processing circuit may be configured to perform the operation according to the exemplary embodiments described herein. 因此,例如,可归于驱动控制器150的功能可以由处理电路210执行。 Thus, for example, the functions attributed to the drive controller 150 may be performed by processing circuit 210.

[0038] 根据本发明的示例性实施方式,处理电路210可以构造成执行数据处理、控制功能执行和/或其他处理和管理服务。 [0038] According to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention, the processing circuit 210 may be configured to perform data processing, perform control functions and / or other processing and management services. 在一些实施方式中,处理电路210可具体化为芯片或者芯片组。 In some embodiments, the processing circuit 210 may be embodied as a chip or chip set. 换言之,处理电路210可包括一个或多个物理封装件(例如,芯片),所述物理封装件包括位于结构组件(例如,基板)上的材料、部件和/或引线。 In other words, the processing circuit 210 may include one or more physical packages (e.g., chip), the package comprises a physical materials, components and / or lead is positioned a structural assembly (e.g., the substrate) on. 该结构组件可提供物理强度、尺寸的保持和/或包含在其上的部件电路的电相互作用的限制。 The structural assembly may provide physical strength, size limit electrical interaction holding and / or a member on which the circuit. 因此,在一些情况下,处理电路210可以构造成在单个芯片上或者作为单个“芯片上的系统”来实施本发明的实施方式。 Thus, in some cases, the processing circuit 210 may be configured on a single chip or as a single "system on a chip" embodiment to embodiment of the present invention. 因此,在一些情况下,芯片或者芯片组可以构成用于执行一个或多个操作以便提供在此所述的功能性的装置。 Thus, in some cases, a chip or chipset may constitute means for performing one or more operations in order to provide the functionality of the apparatus described herein.

[0039] 在示例性实施方式中,处理电路210可以包括处理器212和存储器214,该处理器和该存储器可以与设备接口220以及(在一些情况下)与用户界面230进行通信,或另外地控制该设备接口以及(在一些情况下)该用户界面。 [0039] In an exemplary embodiment, the processing circuit 210 may include a processor 212 and memory 214, the processor and the memory device interface 220, and may (in some cases) and a user interface 230 to communicate with or otherwise the control device interface, and (in some cases) of the user interface. 因此,处理电路210可具体化为构造成(例如,通过硬件、软件或者硬件和软件的组合)执行在此所述的操作的电路芯片(例如,集成电路芯片)。 Thus, the processing circuit 210 may be embodied as configured (e.g., hardware, software or a combination of hardware and software) circuit chip performing operations described herein (e.g., an integrated circuit chip). 然而,在一些实施方式中,处理电路210可具体化为机载计算机(on-boardcomputer)的一部分。 However, in some embodiments, the processing circuit 210 may be embodied as part of an onboard computer (on-boardcomputer) a.

[0040] 用户界面230 (如果被实施)可以与处理电路210通信以在用户界面230处接收用户输入的指示和/或将可听的、可见的、机械的或其他输出提供给用户。 [0040] User interface 230 (if implemented) may be provided to the user indicating that the user interface 230 receives user input and / or audible, visible, mechanical or other output to the processing and communication circuitry 210. 因此,用户界面230可包括,例如显示器(例如,触摸屏)、一个或多个按钮或按键和/或其他输入/输出机构。 Accordingly, the user interface 230 may include, for example, a display (e.g., touch screen), one or more buttons or keys and / or other input / output mechanisms. 在一些实施方式中,用户界面230可设置在挡泥板上(例如,定位成邻近座椅20 )、方向盘36的一部分上、操舵台38的一部分上或者电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10的另一位置处。 In some embodiments, the user interface 230 may be provided on a fender (e.g., positioned proximate to the seat 20), the upper portion 36 of the steering wheel, the steering portion of the table 38 or 10 riding lawn care vehicle battery powered at another location.

[0041] 设备接口220可包括用于能够与其他设备(例如,传感器网络的传感器和/或刀片马达110和/或电驱动马达62的马达控制器)通信的一个或多个接口机构。 [0041] Device interface 220 may include other devices capable of (e.g., sensors of the sensor network and / or the blade motor 110 and / or the electric drive motor 62, motor controller) one or more interface mechanisms for communicating. 在一些情况下,设备接口220可以是诸如具体化为硬件或者硬件和软件的组合的设备或者电路的任何装置,其构造成接收来自传感器(例如,传感器160)和/或与处理电路210通信的马达控制器的数据和/或将数据传输至该传感器和/或与处理电路通信的马达控制器。 In some cases, the device interface 220 may be embodied as any device such as a device or circuitry or a combination of hardware and software, hardware, configured to receive from a sensor (e.g., sensor 160) and / or processing of the communication circuit 210 data of the motor controller and / or data to the sensor and / or a processing circuit with the motor controller in communication.

[0042] 在示例性实施方式中,存储器214可以包括一个或多个非临时性存储设备,例如,诸如可固定或者可拆卸的易失性和/或非易失性存储器。 [0042] In an exemplary embodiment, the memory 214 may comprise one or more non-transitory storage device, e.g., such as may be fixed or removable, volatile and / or nonvolatile memory. 根据本发明的示例性实施方式,存储器214可以构造成存储用于使驱动控制器150能够执行各种功能的信息、数据、应用程序、指令等。 According to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention, the memory 214 may be configured to store a driving controller 150 to perform various functions of the information, data, applications, instructions or the like. 例如,存储器214可以构造成缓冲用于通过处理器212进行处理的输入数据。 For example, memory 214 may be configured to buffer input data for processing by the processor 212. 另外地或者可替换地,存储器214可构造成存储用于由处理器212执行的指令。 Additionally or alternatively, memory 214 may be configured to store instructions for execution by the processor 212. 作为又一可替换方案,存储器114可以包括可响应于来自传感器网络的输入而存储各种数据组的一个或多个数据库。 As yet another alternative, the memory 114 may include a sensor responsive to input from a variety of network data sets stored in one or more databases. 在存储器214的内容物中,可以存储由处理器212执行的应用程序以实现与每个相应的应用程序有关的功能性。 The contents of the memory 214 may be stored by the application program executed by the processor 212 to implement the functions associated with each of the corresponding application. 在一些情况下,如下文中更详细地描述,应用程序可以包括利用参数数据控制刀片马达110中的一个或多个和/或电驱动马达62的控制应 In some cases, as described in greater detail, the application using the parameter data may include one or more blades to control the motor 110 to control and / or the electric drive motor 62 to be

用程序。 Program.

[0043] 处理器212可以许多不同的方式来体现。 [0043] The processor 212 may be embodied in many different ways. 例如,处理器212可体现为各种处理装置,诸如微处理器或者其他处理元件、协同处理器、控制器或者包括集成电路(例如,诸如ASIC (专用集成电路)、FPGA (现场可编程门阵列)等)的各种其他计算设备或处理设备中的一个或多个。 For example, the processor 212 may be embodied as various processing means such as a microprocessor or other processing element, a coprocessor, a controller or includes an integrated circuit (e.g., such as an ASIC (application specific integrated circuit), the FPGA (Field Programmable Gate Array ), etc.) to one or more of various other computing or processing apparatus. 在示例性实施例中,处理器212可构造成执行存储在存储器214中的或者以别的方式对于处理器212来说可访问的指令。 In an exemplary embodiment, the processor 212 may be configured in the memory 214 or instructions otherwise accessible to the processor 212 for execution memory. 因此,无论是通过硬件或者通过硬件和软件的组合进行配置,处理器212可代表这样的实体(例如,在物理上体现为电路-以处理电路210的形式),当相应地配置时该实体能够根据本发明的实施方式执行操作。 Therefore, whether performed by hardware or by a combination of hardware and software configuration, processor 212 may represent such entities (e.g., physically embodied in circuitry - in the form of the processing circuit 210), when the entity can be configured accordingly performing operations according to embodiments of the present invention. 因此,例如,当处理器212具体化为ASIC、FPGA等时,处理器212可以是用于执行在此所述的操作的特别配置的硬件。 Thus, for example, when the processor 212 embodied as an ASIC, FPGA, etc. The processor 212 may be particularly configured for performing the operations herein hardware. 可替换地,作为另一实例,当处理器212具体化为软件指令的执行器时,指令可将处理器212特别地配置以执行在此所述的操作。 Alternatively, as another example, when the processor 212 is embodied as an executor of software instructions, the instructions may specifically configure the processor 212 to perform the operations described herein.

[0044] 在示例性实施方式中,处理器212 (或者处理电路210)可具体化为驱动控制器150、包括该驱动控制器或另外地控制该驱动控制器。 [0044] In an exemplary embodiment, the processor 212 (or the processing circuitry 210) may be embodied as a drive controller 150, the drive controller comprising or otherwise control the drive controller. 因此,在一些实施方式中,处理器212(或者处理电路210)可以理解成通过响应于相应地构造处理器212 (或者处理电路210)的指令或算法的执行而引导驱动控制器150承担相应的功能性,以引起所描述的与驱动控制器150有关的每个操作。 Thus, in some embodiments, the processor 212 (or the processing circuitry 210) can be understood by executing instructions or algorithms in response to a correspondingly configured processor 212 (or the processing circuitry 210) that guides the drive controller 150 to bear the corresponding functionality 150 to cause each of the operations associated with the described drive controller. 作为实例,驱动控制器150可以构造成控制如在此所述的电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10的驱动速度。 As an example, the drive controller 150 may be configured to control the driving speed as described herein is battery powered riding lawn care vehicle 10.

[0045] 根据限定参数输入以及针对特定参数输入信号或者其组合而采取的相应的控制行为的控制应用程序和/或指令,驱动控制器150能够将控制信号提供至电驱动马达62和刀片马达110中的一个或者两者。 [0045] The input parameters defined and the corresponding control action taken by the input signal for a particular parameter, or a combination of control applications and / or instructions, the drive controller 150 can provide control signals to the electric motor 62 and the blade drive motor 110 one or both. 在示例性实施方式中,驱动控制器150可构造成接收总电流的指示,并基于所接收的指示将控制信号提供至电驱动马达62。 In an exemplary embodiment, the drive controller 150 may be configured to receive an indication of the total current, and based on the received indication signal to control the electric drive motor 62. 因此,例如,驱动控制器150可以包括限定总电流的测量范围和/或值的参数表以及在所限定的范围内或在所限定的值处响应于由传感器网络感测的总电流测量的检测而采取的相应的控制功能。 Thus, for example, the drive controller 150 may include a defined measuring range of the total current and / or parameter values ​​and the values ​​at a table within a range defined or defined in response to detection of the total current measured by the sensor network sensed taken the appropriate control functions. 参数表中限定的范围和/或值可以对应于用于提供最佳或者所期望的切割性能的状态和/或用于最大化电池电源74的寿命的状态。 Parameter table defined ranges and / or values ​​may correspond to the best or desired cutting performance in a state and / or state to maximize battery life of the power source 74.

[0046] 在一些实施方式中,控制功能可以包括将速度控制信号提供至电驱动马达62。 [0046] In some embodiments, the control functions may include providing a speed control signal to the electric drive motor 62. 速度控制信号可以包括响应于接收的总电流超过阈值的指示而促使电驱动马达62减速的指令。 Speed ​​control signal may include an indication in response to receiving a total current exceeds the threshold value and cause the electric drive motor deceleration command 62. 在这方面,在一些实施方式中,刀片马达110可以通过相应的刀片马达控制器120以固定的速度(例如,最高速度、最有效的速度等)来操作。 In this regard, in some embodiments, 110 may be at a fixed speed (e.g., maximum speed, the most efficient speed, etc.) operated by a corresponding motor controller 120 inserts the blade motor. 因此,基于总电流发出的控制信号可限于在总电流高于阈值时促使电驱动马达62减速的控制信号。 Thus, the control signal transmitted based on the total current can be limited when the total current causes an electrical control signal 62 is above a threshold deceleration drive motor. 在一些情况下,总电流可以包括由刀片驱动马达110和电驱动马达62汲取的电流。 In some cases, the total current may include a current driven by the blade drive motor 110 and the electric motor 62 drawn. 尽管总电流还可以包括由周边设备(诸如计量仪、显示器、灯等)汲取的电流,但是考虑到所涉及的值的相对比例,大致可忽略周边设备对总电流的贡献。 Although the total current from the current may further include peripheral devices (such as a meter, a display, lamps, etc.) is drawn, but taking into account the relative proportions of the values ​​involved, substantially negligible contribution to the total current of the peripheral devices. 因此,当总电流超过阈值时,这种事件可表示由于遇到障碍物、厚草、湿草或者其他需要为刀片马达110提供额外电流,导致刀片马达110正在汲取强电流,以便试图保持刀片马达110的旋转速度。 Therefore, when the total current exceeds the threshold value, such events can be said that as an obstacle, thick grass, wet grass or other need to provide additional current blade motor 110, causing the blade motor 110 is drawing strong current, in order to try to keep the blade motor 110 of the rotational speed. 为实现电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10的最佳或者均匀地切割性能,降低驱动速度可能是期望的。 To achieve the riding lawn care vehicle battery powered or uniformly best cutting performance, reducing the speed of the drive 10 may be desirable. 因此,当遇到厚的草或者湿的草时,可以降低驱动速度以将总电流保持在由驱动控制器150限定的范围内并且以实现切割性能的改善。 Thus, when faced with a thick grass or wet grass, the driving speed may be reduced to maintain the total current and to achieve improved cutting performance in a limited scope by the drive controller 150. 类似地,在其中电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10遇到陡坡或者障碍物的实施方式中,电驱动马达62可以汲取增加的电流以试图在越过陡坡或者障碍物时保持速度。 Similarly, where the battery powered riding lawn care vehicle 10 encounters an obstacle or a steep embodiment, the electric drive motor 62 can draw current increases in an attempt to maintain the speed when crossing an obstacle or a steep slope. 如果汲取的总电流超过阈值,则驱动控制器150可以降低驱动速度以将电驱动马达62上的负载减少至期望的水平,从而最大化或者提高电池寿命。 If the total current drawn exceeds the threshold value, the controller 150 may reduce the driving speed of the drive to the load on the electric drive motor 62 is reduced to a desired level, so as to maximize or increase battery life.

[0047] 因此,通过监测总电流,在控制驱动速度以改善切割性能和/或改善电池性能时,驱动控制器150可导致影响电驱动马达62和刀片驱动马达110中的任一个或者两者的情形。 [0047] Thus, by monitoring the total current in the drive speed control to improve cutting performance and / or improve the performance of the battery, the drive controller 150 may cause the electric drive motor 62 and the impact blade driving motor 110 in any one or both of the situation. 在一些实施方式中,驱动控制器150可以自动地插入控制信号以基于总电流控制驱动速度(例如,通过使电驱动马达62减速)。 In some embodiments, the drive controller 150 may be inserted automatically based on the total current control signal to control the driving speed (e.g., by electric drive motor 62 deceleration). 在这方面,在总电流超过阈值时,驱动控制器150可以自动地使电驱动马达62减速。 In this regard, when the total current exceeds the threshold value, the controller 150 may automatically drive the electric drive motor 62 deceleration. 在其他实施方式中,在总电流超过阈值时,除了仅提供输入以降低驱动速度外,驱动控制器150还可以构造成基于所接收的总电流控制电驱动马达62的操作。 In other embodiments, when the total current exceeds the threshold value, only in addition to providing an input to reduce the speed of the outer drive, the drive controller 150 may also be configured to control current based on the total received power driving operation of the motor 62. 例如,驱动控制器150可以构造成限定特定的速度控制输入以用于总电流的相应范围。 For example, the drive controller 150 may be configured to define a specific speed for a respective control input range of the total current. 在这方面,可基于试验数据来确定速度控制输入以对应于用于总电流值的相应范围的最佳性能特性。 In this regard, based on test data to determine the corresponding speed control input characteristic best performance in a range corresponding to the total current value. 例如,基于试验数据,用于每个相应的总电流范围的速度控制输入可以限定最优化或者改善切割性能和/或电池寿命的速度。 For example, based on experimental data, the total velocity of each respective control inputs for the current range may be defined to optimize or improve performance speed of the cutting and / or battery life.

[0048] 在示例性实施方式中,可通过操作者(例如,通过用户界面230)来选择驱动控制器150的操作模式。 [0048] In an exemplary embodiment, it may be (e.g., via user interface 230) to select the operating mode of the drive controller 150 by an operator. 操作模式可包括自动操作模式和手动操作模式。 Operating modes may include an automatic operation mode and manual operation mode. 在一些情况下驱动控制器150还可完全关闭。 In some cases, the drive controller 150 may also be fully closed. 自动操作模式可包括基于总电流自动控制驱动速度。 It may include an automatic operation mode which controls the current based on the total driving speed. 此外,自动操作模式可包括静态控制模式,在静态控制模式中驱动控制器150相对于阈值监测总电流并且响应于总电流超过阈值来降低速度。 Further, the automatic operation mode may include a static control mode, the drive controller 150 in a static control mode with respect to the total current monitoring threshold and in response to the total current exceeding a threshold value to decrease the speed. 可替换地或者此外,自动操作模式可以包括动态控制模式,在动态控制模式中驱动控制器150基于总电流动态地控制速度以使性能最优化。 Alternatively or in addition, automatic operation mode may include a dynamic control mode, the drive controller 150 based on the total current to dynamically control the speed to optimize performance in the dynamic control mode.

[0049] 在一些实施方式中,手动操作模式也可以包括静态控制模式或者动态控制模式中的任一个或者两者。 [0049] In some embodiments, the manual mode may also include either or both static or dynamic control mode to control mode. 在手动操作模式中,驱动控制器150可以监测总电流,并且基于所确定的总电流值提供非控制相关的输出。 In the manual mode of operation, the drive controller 150 may monitor the total current, the total current value based on the determined non-control-related output provided. 例如,如果在静态控制模式中总电流低于阈值,则驱动控制器150可通过用户界面230提供正指示(例如,绿灯或系列灯、表现出相应情形的文本输出、可听的输出(或者其缺失)、表不频带内(in-band)操作的计量输出等)。 For example, if the total current is lower than the threshold in the static control mode, the drive controller 150 may provide a positive indication through the user interface 230 (e.g., green light or series of lights, showing the situation corresponding text output, an audible output (or deletion), the metering output table without band (in-band) operation, etc.). 同时,例如,如果总电流处于当前驱动速度的允许频带内,则在动态控制模式中可产生正指示。 Meanwhile, for example, if the total current in the current driving speed allowable frequency band is a positive indication may be generated in the dynamic control mode. 然而,如果总电流超过阈值(静态控制)或者处于所期望的范围之外(动态控制),则驱动控制器150可以构造成提供负指示(例如,黄色或者红色灯或者系列灯、表现出相应情形的文本输出、可听的输出、表示频带外(out-of-band)的操作的计量输出等)。 However, if the total current exceeds the threshold (static control) or is outside a desired range (dynamic control), the drive controller 150 may be configured to provide a negative indication (e.g., yellow or red light or series of lights, showing respective situations text output, an audible output, represents a measurement output external band (out-of-band) of operation, etc.). 然而,在采用手动操作模式过程中的所有情况下,驱动控制器150可以仅表示所测量到的总电流的状态,而可能不提供驱动速度的自动控制。 However, in all cases during the manual operation mode, the drive controller 150 may represent a state where only the measured total current, and may not provide automatic control of the driving speed. 相反,操作者可以使用提供给操作者的指示来手动控制电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10的速度。 Instead, the operator may use the indication to the operator to manually control the speed of the battery powered riding lawn care vehicle 10. 例如,操作者可以尝试手动控制驱动速度以保持或者恢复正指示。 For example, an operator may attempt to manually control the driving speed to maintain or restore a positive indication. 因此,例如,如果接收到负指示,则操作者可受到警告以便操作者可以采取行动以恢复正指示。 Thus, for example, if a negative indication, the operator may be warned so that the operator can take action to restore a positive indication.

[0050] 因此,用户界面230可以包括用于模式选择的输入机构(例如,模式选择器232)。 Input means (e.g., the mode selector 232) [0050] Accordingly, the user interface 230 may include a mode selection. 模式选择器232可以是按钮、显示器上的可选的选项、控制杆、开关或者其他操作者可选择的机构。 Mode selector 232 may be a button, selectable options on the display, a joystick, switch, or other operator selectable means. 在一些实施方式中,用户界面230还可以包括一个或多个输出机构。 In some embodiments, the user interface 230 may also include one or more output mechanisms. 输出机构可包括显示器234,该显示器可以是IXD显示器等。 Output mechanism 234 may include a display, the display may be a display or the like IXD. 在一些实例中,显示器234可以是触摸屏。 In some examples, display 234 may be a touch screen. 在示例性实施方式中,输出机构可以包括扬声器236或者其他可听指令的源。 In an exemplary embodiment, the output mechanism 236 may include a speaker or other source of audible instructions. 在一些情况下,输出机构可以包括灯模块238,该灯模块可包括一个或多个灯。 In some cases, the output mechanism may include a light module 238, the lamp module may include one or more lights. 灯可以是LED灯或者可存在于显不器234上。 The lamp may be a lamp or LED may be present on the display 234 is not.

[0051 ] 在示例性实施方式中,灯模块238可以包括可基于来自驱动控制器150的输入(例如,正或者负指示)而改变其颜色的一系列的灯。 [0051] In an exemplary embodiment, the lamp module 238 may include a series of lamps may vary based on the input color (e.g., a positive or negative indication) from the drive controller 150. 例如,灯模块238可以包括用于表示“有效”运行的绿色灯,绿色灯可以表示如由驱动控制器150所感测的,总电池电流低于阈值或者另外地处于针对当前操作状态而设定的范围内。 For example, module 238 may include a lamp for indicating "valid" green running lights, a green light may be represented as for the current operating state set by the drive controller 150 the sensed measured, the total battery current is below a threshold or is otherwise in range. 灯模块238还可以包括表示“无效”运行的红色灯,红色灯可以表示如驱动控制器150所感测的,总电池电流已经超过阈值或处于针对当前操作状态而设定的范围外。 Module 238 may further include a lamp indicating "invalid" run red light, red light can be expressed as the drive controller 150 the sensed total battery current has exceeded a threshold or for the current operating state is outside a range set. 在一些实施方式中,红色灯可设置在绿色灯的每侧上,以表示当前操作状态是处于较低程度的“无效”运行(例如,绿色灯左侧的红色灯点亮)还是处于较高程度的“无效”运行(例如,绿色灯右侧的红色灯点亮)。 In some embodiments, the red lamp may be provided on each side of the green light to indicate the current operating state is in a low degree of "invalid" operation (e.g., left of the green light lights up in red) or at a higher degree of "invalid" operation (e.g., the right side of the red lamp lights green light). 因此,例如,操作者可以接收反馈,该反馈可表示自动采取的校正动作(例如,通过驱动控制器150)或者表示为促进将操作恢复至“有效”操作而可以采取的校正动作(例如,通过调整速度直至绿色灯点亮)。 Thus, for example, an operator may receive feedback that may represent automatically take corrective action (e.g., by the drive controller 150) or represents a corrective action to facilitate the operation returns to "active" operation can take (e.g., by speed was adjusted until the green lamp is lit). 在一些实施方式中,可采用其他颜色的灯。 In some embodiments, the lights of other colors may be employed. 此外,可采用额外的灯,例如,诸如黄色灯,以表示接近操作范围界限或者阈值。 Further, additional lamps may be employed, e.g., such as a yellow light to indicate the proximity operation range limit or threshold.

[0052] 在可替换实施方式中,可显示计量仪类的用户界面,其可限定绿色频带、黄色频带和/或红色频带以相对于由驱动控制器150限定的阈值和/或范围界限示出当前操作状态。 [0052] In an alternative embodiment, the display meter based user interface, which may define a green band, a yellow band, and / or red bands to show respect is defined by the drive controller 150, the threshold and / or range limit the current operating status. 也可以或者可替换地在其他示例性实施方式中采用用于相对于操作范围和/或阈值显示操作状态的其他机构。 Or alternatively it may be in other exemplary embodiments described for use with respect to the operating range and / or other means displays the threshold value operation state.

[0053] 因此,本发明的一些示例性实施方式可提供有效的驱动控制器,该驱动控制器可以构造成监测电池操作的骑乘式草坪护理车的操作状态,并且将监测的操作状态(或者参数)与操作的设定点、原则、操作范围和/或阈值进行比较,以促进对电池操作的骑乘式草坪护理车的操作的控制,从而提高切割效率和/或电池寿命。 [0053] Accordingly, some exemplary embodiments of the present invention can provide an effective drive controller, the drive controller may be configured to monitor the operating state of the battery operated riding lawn care vehicle, and the operation state monitoring (or set point parameter) and the operation principle, the operating range and / or thresholds, to facilitate control of the riding lawn care vehicle battery-operated operation, thereby improving the cutting efficiency and / or battery life. 在一些情况下,有效的驱动控制器可以构造成基于汲取(例如,通过驱动马达部件和刀片马达部件)的总电池电流对车辆驱动速度采取自动控制,从而确保与预定的操作范围一致和/或以确保不超过预定的操作界限或阈值。 In some cases, the active drive controller may be configured to draw based on (e.g., by a drive motor of the motor member and the blade member) of the total battery current to take automatic control of the driving speed of the vehicle, so as to ensure consistency with the predetermined operating range and / or to ensure that the operation does not exceed a predetermined limit or threshold. 可替换地或者另外,有效的驱动控制器可以向操作者提供指示,以基于总电池电流或者其他操作参数在相对于预定的操作范围和/或预定的操作界限或者阈值的操作状态方面告知或者引导操作者。 Alternatively or additionally, the active drive controller may provide an indication to the operator, based on the total battery current or other operating parameters informed with respect to a predetermined operating range and / or the operating state of predetermined operation limit or threshold aspect or guide operator.

[0054] 在一些实施方式中,可通过显示器234上的用户界面230提供指示。 [0054] In some embodiments, the indication may be provided via a user interface on the display 234 230. 在示例性实施方式中,显示器234可以构造成示出一个或多个计量仪和/或指示灯。 In an exemplary embodiment, the display 234 may be configured as shown or a plurality of meter and / or indicators. 图5 (包括图5A和图5B)示出了可以设置在显示器234上的计量仪的实例。 5 (comprising FIGS. 5A and 5B) shows an example meter may be provided on the display 234. 在这方面,计量仪300可构造成基于电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10的状态提供动态可调节的显示范式(paradigm)。 In this regard, the meter 300 may be configured to provide an adjustable display dynamic paradigm (Paradigm) state of the battery powered riding lawn care vehicle 10 based. 换言之,计量仪300可以构造成基于电池供电的骑乘式草坪护理车10的状态改变它的显示范式。 In other words, meter 300 may be configured to change the paradigm of the display state of the battery powered riding lawn care vehicle 10 based. 显示范式可以限定显示的主题和显示相应主题的方式。 Paradigm display can be displayed on a subject and display of the topic. 因此,例如,显示范式可以由用于显示特定信息或者特定状态的颜色来限定。 Thus, for example, a display color of a particular paradigm, or the specific state information may be displayed by means for defining. 因此,改变显示范式可以包括使用第一配色方案来显示关于第一状态中的参数的信息,并且随后改变用于表示关于不同状态中的参数的信息的颜色。 Thus, changing the display paradigm may include a first color scheme used to display information about the state of the first parameter, and then change the color used to represent information about the parameters of the different states. 改变配色方案可以包括改变使用的颜色,或者改变其中颜色用于表示特定信息的顺序。 Changing the color scheme used may include varying color, or change the order in which the color is used to represent specific information.

[0055] 在示例性实施方式中,当设备是静止的(例如,在接通的情况下)或者在充电模式中时,图5A的计量仪300可使用有色标尺来表示充电水平(或者一些其他有关电流的信息)。 [0055] In an exemplary embodiment, when the device is stationary (e.g., in the case of ON) or when the charge mode, the meter 300 of FIG. 5A may be used to indicate the charge level colored scale (or some other For information on current). 在静止或者充电模式中,标尺的低端可以是红色以表示低电荷,并且标尺的高端可以是绿色以表示高电荷或全电荷。 In the stationary or the charging mode, the low end of the scale may be red to indicate a low charge, and a high scale may be green to indicate a high charge or full charge. 在一些实施方式中,准备指示灯310可设置成区分静止或者充电模式。 In some embodiments, the stand-by indicator 310 may be stationary or arranged to distinguish between a charging mode. 因此,例如,如果准备指示灯310亮起,则可以理解为计量仪300对应用于“带电”单元的指示(例如,已经接通并且设备准备运行,但是无电流被汲取到达电驱动马达62)。 Thus, for example, if the stand-by indicator 310 lights up, it can be understood as indicating meter 300 pairs applied to the "live" cells (e.g., the device has been switched on and ready for operation, but no current is drawn reaches the electric drive motor 62) . 在感测到汲取的电流时准备指示灯310可以自动地熄灭。 When preparing the measured current draw of the sense LEDs 310 may be automatically turned off.

[0056] 如图5B中所示,当设备处于操作模式时,显示范式可改变。 As shown in FIG. 5B [0056], when the device is in operation mode, the display may be changed paradigm. 在这方面,例如,绿色灯可以切换成在标尺的低端处显示,而红色灯在标尺的高端处显示。 In this regard, for example, green light can be switched to the low end of the scale display, while red light is displayed in the high end of the scale. 在此实例中,配色方案的切换可用于表示在汲取电流时相对于负载的功率消耗。 In this example, the switching schemes may be used to represent the color when the load current is drawn with respect to power consumption. 因此,负载的大功率消耗的指示可表示成标尺的高端处的红色,而低功率消耗的指示可表示成绿色。 Therefore, indicating power consumption of the load can be expressed into the red at the high end of the scale, while indicating low power consumption can be represented as green. 因此,在此实例中,在用于显示的配色方案的改变(例如,在高侧的绿色改变成在高侧的红色)和在表示的参数的改变(例如,充电水平改变成功率消耗)中,显示范式的变化都是明显的。 Thus, in this example, changing the color scheme for display (e.g., change in the high side of the green into the red on the high side) and changes in the parameter representation (e.g., changing the charge level success rate of consumption) in change, display paradigms are obvious. 在一些实例中,在备用电池容量下降至阈值以下时(例如,20%),显示范式可再次改变。 In some examples, the standby battery capacity drops below a threshold value (e.g., 20%), the display may be changed again paradigm. 例如,当电池容量降低至阈值以下时,所有的条均闪耀红色。 For example, when the battery capacity is lowered below the threshold, all the bars are shine red.

[0057] 在一些实施方式中,另外的指示灯330可设置成表示其他设备部件的状态。 [0057] In some embodiments, the indicator 330 may be further arranged to represent the state of other device components. 例如,另外的指示灯330可以表示特定的部件是否接合,这些部件是否正在汲取电流和/或由这些部件汲取的电流的量。 For example, indicator 330 may represent additional specific components are joined, these components whether the amount of current and / or current drawn by these components are drawn. 在一些实施方式中,可设置一系列的LED灯来代替显示器234。 In some embodiments, a series of LED lights may be provided instead of the display 234.

[0058] 在另一示例性实施方式中,提供了一种向骑乘式草坪护理车的操作者提供反馈的方法。 [0058] In another exemplary embodiment, there is provided a method of providing feedback to a riding lawn care vehicle operator method. 在这方面,图6是示出了根据示例性实施方式向骑乘式草坪护理车的操作者提供反馈的方法的框图。 In this regard, FIG. 6 is a block diagram illustrating feedback according to an exemplary embodiment of an operator riding lawn care vehicle methods. 该骑乘式草坪护理车可以包括电池电源、由电池电源供电的至少一个刀片驱动马达以及电驱动马达。 The riding lawn care vehicle may include a battery power source, the at least one blade driving motor and an electric drive motor powered by a battery power source. 电驱动马达可操作地耦接至骑乘式草坪护理车的轮子从而为骑乘式草坪护理车提供驱动动力。 Electric drive motor operatively coupled to the wheels of the riding lawn care vehicle to provide power to drive the riding lawn care vehicle. 该至少一个刀片驱动马达可操作地耦接至骑乘式草坪护理车的至少一个切割刀片。 The at least one blade drive motor operatively coupled to the riding lawn care vehicle at least one cutting blade. 该方法可包括:在操作400接收来自设置成监测从电池电源汲取的总电流的电流传感器的总电流数据,以及在操作410基于总电流数据向操作者提供反馈。 The method may include: receiving a total current data from a current sensor arranged to monitor the total current drawn from the battery power source in operation 400, and provide feedback to the operator 410 in operation data based on the total current.

[0059] 图7和图8示出了根据各种示例性实施方式控制骑乘式草坪护理车的驱动速度的更详细的方法。 [0059] FIG. 7 and FIG. 8 illustrates a more detailed method of controlling the riding lawn care vehicle according to various exemplary embodiments of the driving speed. 在这方面,如图7所示,一种示例性方法可以包括在操作500测量总电流。 In this regard, as shown in Figure 7, an exemplary method 500 may include measuring the total current in operation. 然后,在操作510可将总电流与阈值进行比较。 Then, at operation 510 may compare the total current value to a threshold. 在操作520可做出关于总电流是否超过阈值的判定。 May be made at operation 520 determines whether the total current exceeds the threshold value. 如果总电流未超过阈值,则可在操作530继续进行正常驱动马达控制。 If the total current does not exceed the threshold value, it may resume normal operation of the driving motor 530 in the control. 然而,如果总电流超过阈值,则在操作540可做出速度控制决策。 However, if the total current exceeds the threshold value, in operation 540 the decision may be made to control the speed. 在一些实施方式中,在操作550可应用速度控制算法以利用基于线性或非线性的速度控制算法在总电流超过阈值时降低驱动马达速度。 In some embodiments, operation 550 may be applied to take advantage of the speed control algorithm based on a linear or non-linear control algorithm to reduce the driving speed of the motor speed when the total current exceeds a threshold value. 在一些情况下,超过阈值的过冲(overshoot,)的量可能影响速度控制决策。 Amount in some cases, exceeded the threshold overshoot (overshoot,) may affect the speed control decisions. 在操作560,基于速度控制决策可以将驱动控制信号提供至电驱动马达。 At operation 560, the speed control decisions can be based on the driving control signal to the electric drive motor.

[0060] 在可替换的示例性实施方式中,如图8所示,该方法可包括在操作600测量总电流。 [0060] In an exemplary embodiment alternative embodiment, shown in Figure 8, the method may comprise measuring 600 the total current operation. 然后,在操作610可将总电流与操作范围进行比较。 Then, in operation 610 may be the total current is compared with the operating range. 在操作620可做出关于总电流是否在所限定的操作范围内的判定。 At operation 620 may be a decision is made whether or not the total current in the defined operating range. 如果总电流在所限定的操作范围内,则在操作630可继续进行正常驱动马达控制。 If the total current within the defined operating range, in operation 630 may continue normal drive motor control. 然而,如果总电流在所限定的操作范围之外,则在操作640可做出速度控制决策。 However, if the total current is outside the defined operating range, in operation 640 the decision may be made to control the speed. 在一些实施方式中,在操作650可应用速度控制算法以利用基于线性或非线性的速度控制算法在总电流在所限定的操作范围之外时调整驱动马达速度。 In some embodiments, operation 650 may be applied in a control algorithm to the speed control algorithm based on the use of linear or nonlinear rate adjusting drive is outside the total current in the operating range defined by the motor speed. 在一些情况下,总电流在所限定的操作范围之外的程度可能影响速度控制决策。 In some cases, the total current beyond the extent of the defined range may affect the operation of the speed control decisions. 在操作660,基于速度控制决策可将驱动控制信号提供至电驱动马达。 At operation 660, the control decisions may be based on a speed control signal to drive the electric drive motor. [0061] 本发明对于本领域的技术人员具有受到前面的说明以及相关附图中给出的教导的优势,本领域的技术人员将会了解这里阐述的本发明的许多修改和其他实施方式。 [0061] The present invention, those skilled in the art, and the teachings described has advantages associated drawings subject to the foregoing, those skilled in the art will appreciate that many modifications and other embodiments of the invention set forth herein. 因此,应当理解,本发明并不局限于所公开的具体实施方式,并且旨在将这些修改和其他实施方式包含在所附权利要求的范围内。 Accordingly, it should be understood that the present invention is not limited to the specific embodiments disclosed, and such modifications are intended to be included in other embodiments within the scope of the appended claims. 此外,尽管上述说明和相关附图在元件和/或功能的特定示例性组合的背景下描述了一些示例性实施方式,但应该认识到,可替换的实施方式可以提供元件和/或功能的不同组合而不背离所附权利要求的范围。 Further, although the above descriptions and the associated drawings of some exemplary embodiments in the context of certain exemplary combinations of elements and / or functions described, it will be appreciated, alternative embodiments may provide different elements and / or functions combination without departing from the scope of the appended claims. 在这方面,例如,如可在所附权利要求的一些中阐述的,也可设想除了上面明确描述之外的元件和/或功能的不同组合。 In this regard, for example, as may some of the appended claims set forth, different combinations of elements may also be contemplated and / or functions than those explicitly described above. 在本文中描述了优点、益处和问题的解决方法的情况下,应理解,这种优点、益处和/或解决方法可适用于一些示例性实施方式,但是不一定适用于所有的示例性实施方式。 The advantages described herein, in the case of benefits and solutions to problems, it should be understood that such advantages, benefits, and / or solutions may be applied to a number of exemplary embodiments, but not necessarily apply to all the exemplary embodiments . 因此,不应认为在此所述的任何优点、益处或者解决方案对于所有实施方式或者在此所要求保护的而言是决定性的、必需的或者本质的。 Therefore, not to any of the advantages described herein, benefits or solution is critical, required, or essential to all embodiments or claimed herein terms. 虽然这里使用了特定术语,但它们仅用于一般性和说明性的含义而并非出于限制的目的。 Although specific terms are employed herein, they are used in a generic and descriptive meanings and not for purposes of limitation.

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  1. 1.一种骑乘式草坪护理车,包括: 电池电源; 电驱动马达,由所述电池电源供电,所述电驱动马达能操作地耦接至所述骑乘式草坪护理车的轮子从而为所述骑乘式草坪护理车提供驱动动力; 至少一个刀片驱动马达,由所述电池电源供电,所述至少一个刀片驱动马达能操作地耦接至所述骑乘式草坪护理车的至少一个切割刀片; 电流传感器,设置成监测从所述电池电源汲取的总电流;以及控制器,接收来自所述电流传感器的总电流数据,并且基于所述总电流数据向所述骑乘式草坪护理车的操作者提供反馈。 A riding lawn care vehicle, comprising: a battery power source; an electric drive motor, powered by the battery power source, the electric drive motor may be operably coupled to the riding lawn care vehicle wheels so as to the riding lawn care vehicle to provide drive power; at least one blade driving motor, powered by the battery power source, said at least one blade drive motor operably coupled to the riding lawn care vehicle, at least one cutting blade; a current sensor arranged to monitor the total current drawn from the battery power source; and a controller which receives data from a total current of the current sensor, based on the total current data to the care cart riding lawn operator feedback.
  2. 2.根据权利要求1所述的骑乘式草坪护理车,其中,所述控制器构造成接收总电流数据并将所述总电流数据与阈值进行比较,并且其中,所述控制器构造成基于是否超过所述阈值而通过用户界面将所述反馈传达至操作者。 The riding lawn care vehicle according to claim 1, wherein the controller is configured to receive the data and the total current total current data is compared with a threshold value, and wherein the controller is configured based on exceeds the threshold value via a user interface to communicate the feedback to the operator.
  3. 3.根据权利要求2所述的骑乘式草坪护理车,其中,所述用户界面包括显示器,并且所述显示器示出所述总电流数据相对于所述阈值的状态。 The riding lawn care vehicle according to claim 2, wherein the user interface comprises a display, and the display shows the state of the data relative to the total current threshold.
  4. 4.根据权利要求1所述的骑乘式草坪护理车,其中,所述控制器构造成接收总电流数据并将所述总电流数据与用于所述骑乘式草坪护理车的预定的操作范围进行比较,并且其中,所述控制器构造成基于所述总电流数据相对于所述预定的操作范围的状态而通过用户界面将所述反馈传达至操作者。 The riding lawn care vehicle according to claim 1, wherein the controller is configured to receive the total current and the total current data and a predetermined data operation for the riding lawn care vehicle comparison range, and wherein the controller is configured based on the total of the current state of the data with respect to a predetermined operating range of a user interface through the feedback communicated to the operator.
  5. 5.根据权利要求4所述的骑乘式草坪护理车,其中,所述用户界面包括显示器,并且所述显示器示出所述总电流数据相对于所述预定的操作范围的状态。 According to claim riding lawn care vehicle of claim 4, wherein the user interface comprises a display, and the display shows the current state data of a total of the predetermined range with respect to the operation.
  6. 6.根据权利要求1所述的骑乘式草坪护理车,进一步包括设置在所述骑乘式草坪护理车的一部分处的用户界面,以使坐在所述骑乘式草坪护理车上的操作者能够通过所述用户界面接收所述反馈。 The riding lawn care vehicle according to claim 1, further comprising a user interface disposed at a portion of the riding lawn care vehicle so that the sitting of the riding lawn care vehicle operation It is able to receive the feedback via the user interface.
  7. 7.根据权利要求6所述的骑乘式草坪护理车,其中,所述用户界面包括具有基于所述骑乘式草坪护理车的状态的动态显示范式的显示器。 The riding lawn care vehicle of claim 6, wherein the user interface comprises a dynamic state based on a display having a paradigm of the riding lawn care vehicle of claim display.
  8. 8.根据权利要求7所述的骑乘式草坪护理车,其中,所述动态显示范式包括:基于所述骑乘式草坪护理车的状态,针对图形用户界面元件提供通过所述图形用户界面元件来显示的主题的改变或者提供其中所述主题显示在所述图形用户界面元件上的方式。 According to claim riding lawn care vehicle of claim 7, wherein the dynamic display paradigm comprising: providing a graphical user interface element by the state based on the riding lawn care vehicle with respect to a graphical user interface element changing the subject matter displayed or to be provided wherein the subject matter displayed on the graphical user interface elements manner.
  9. 9.根据权利要求6所述的骑乘式草坪护理车,其中,所述用户界面包括模式选择器,并且其中,响应于所述模式选择器的相应位置的选择,所述骑乘式草坪护理车的操作者通过所述用户界面的显示器或者灯模块来中止所述反馈的提供或者启动所述反馈的提供。 According to claim riding lawn care vehicle of claim 6, wherein the user interface includes a mode selector, and wherein, in response to the selection position corresponding to said mode selector, the riding lawn care vehicle operator to discontinue the start or to provide feedback to the feedback via the user interface display module or lamp.
  10. 10.根据权利要求6所述的骑乘式草坪护理车,其中,所述用户界面设置成邻近所述骑乘式草坪护理车的座椅、邻近所述骑乘式草坪护理车的转向柱或者位于所述骑乘式草坪护理车的方向盘的一部分处。 Claim 10. The riding lawn care vehicle of claim 6, wherein the user interface is provided adjacent to the riding lawn care vehicle seat, adjacent to the riding lawn care vehicle steering column, or located at a portion of the riding lawn care vehicle steering wheel.
  11. 11.一种用于骑乘式草坪护理车的控制器,包括电池电源、由所述电池电源供电的至少一个刀片马达以及电驱动马达,其中,所述电驱动马达能操作地耦接至所述骑乘式草坪护理车的轮子,从而为所述骑乘式草坪护理车提供驱动动力,并且所述至少一个刀片驱动马达能操作地耦接至所述骑乘式草坪护理车的至少一个切割刀片,所述控制器包括: 设备接口,构造成接收来自设置成监测从所述电池电源汲取的总电流的电流传感器的总电流数据;以及处理电路,构造成接收来自所述设备接口的总电流数据,并且基于所述总电流数据向所述骑乘式草坪护理车的操作者提供反馈。 A riding lawn care vehicle controller comprising a battery power source, the at least one electric drive motor and blade motor powered by the battery power source, wherein the electric drive motor may be operably coupled to the said wheels riding lawn care vehicle so as to provide power to drive the riding lawn care vehicle and the at least one blade drive motor operably coupled to the riding lawn care vehicle, at least one cutting blade, said controller comprising: a device interface configured to receive a total current data from a current sensor arranged to monitor the total current drawn from the battery power source; and processing circuitry, configured to receive a total current from the interface device data, and provide feedback to the riding lawn care vehicle operator based on the total current data.
  12. 12.根据权利要求11所述的控制器,其中,所述处理电路构造成接收总电流数据并将所述总电流数据与阈值进行比较,并且其中,所述处理电路构造成基于是否超过所述阈值而通过用户界面将所述反馈传达至操作者。 12. The controller according to claim 11, wherein the processing circuitry is configured to receive the total current and the total current data and threshold data and wherein said processing circuit is configured based on whether exceeds the threshold value via a user interface to communicate the feedback to the operator.
  13. 13.根据权利要求12所述的控制器,其中,所述用户界面包括显示器,并且所述显示器示出所述总电流数据相对于所述阈值的状态。 13. The controller according to claim 12, wherein the user interface comprises a display, and the display shows the state of the data relative to the total current threshold.
  14. 14.根据权利要求11所述的控制器,其中,所述处理电路构造成接收总电流数据并将所述总电流数据与用于所述骑乘式草坪护理车的预定的操作范围进行比较,并且其中,所述处理电路构造成基于所述总电流数据相对于所述预定的操作范围的状态而通过用户界面将所述反馈传达至操作者。 14. The controller of claim 11, wherein the processing circuitry is configured to a predetermined operating range of the received data and the total current and total current data for the riding lawn care vehicle are compared, and wherein said processing circuit is configured based on the total of the current state of the data with respect to a predetermined operating range of a user interface through the feedback communicated to the operator.
  15. 15.根据权利要求14所述的控制器,其中,所述用户界面包括显示器,并且所述显示器示出所述总电流数据相对于所述预定的操作范围的状态。 15. The controller according to claim 14, wherein the user interface comprises a display, and the display shows the current state data of a total of the predetermined range with respect to the operation.
  16. 16.根据权利要求11所述的控制器,进一步包括设置在所述骑乘式草坪护理车的一部分处的用户界面,以使坐在所述骑乘式草坪护理车上的操作者能够通过所述用户界面接收所述反馈。 16. The controller according to claim 11, further comprising a user interface disposed at a portion of the riding lawn care vehicle so that the operator sitting on the riding lawn care vehicle through the said user interface receives the feedback.
  17. 17.根据权利要求16所述的控制器,其中,所述用户界面包括具有基于所述骑乘式草坪护理车的状态的动态显示范式的显示器。 17. The controller according to claim 16, wherein the user interface comprises a dynamic display with a state based on the paradigm of the riding lawn care vehicle display.
  18. 18.根据权利要求17所述的控制器,其中,所述动态显示范式包括:基于所述骑乘式草坪护理车的状态,针对图形用户界面元件提供通过所述图形用户界面元件来显示的主题的改变或者提供其中所述主题显示在所述图形用户界面元件上的方式。 18. The controller according to claim 17, wherein the dynamic display paradigm comprising: providing topic via the graphical user interface elements to display based on the state of the riding lawn care vehicle with respect to a graphical user interface element wherein a change of the subject or providing display on the graphical user interface element.
  19. 19.根据权利要求16所述的控制器,其中,所述用户界面包括模式选择器,并且其中,响应于所述模式选择器的相应位置的选择,所述骑乘式草坪护理车的操作者通过所述用户界面的显示器或者灯模块中止所述反馈的提供或者启动所述反馈的提供。 19. The controller according to claim 16, wherein the user interface includes a mode selector, and wherein, in response to the selection position corresponding to said mode selector, the operator of the riding lawn care vehicle aborting the feedback of the user interface through a display or a lamp module to provide the starting or feedback.
  20. 20.根据权利要求16所述的控制器,其中,所述用户界面设置成邻近所述骑乘式草坪护理车的座椅、邻近所述骑乘式草坪护理车的转向柱或者位于所述骑乘式草坪护理车的方向盘的一部分处。 20. The controller according to claim 16, wherein the user interface is provided adjacent to the riding lawn care vehicle seat, adjacent to the riding lawn care vehicle steering column or in the riding part of the steering wheel of a riding lawn care vehicle.
  21. 21.一种用于向骑乘式草坪护理车的操作者提供反馈的方法,所述骑乘式草坪护理车包括电池电源、由所述电池电源供电的至少一个刀片马达以及电驱动马达,其中,所述电驱动马达能操作地耦接至所述骑乘式草坪护理车的轮子,从而为所述骑乘式草坪护理车提供驱动动力,并且所述至少一个刀片驱动马达能操作地耦接至所述骑乘式草坪护理车的至少一个切割刀片,所述方法包括: 接收来自设置成监测从所述电池电源汲取的总电流的电流传感器的总电流数据;以及基于所述总电流数据向所述骑乘式草坪护理车的操作者提供反馈。 21. A method for providing feedback to an operator riding lawn care vehicle method, the riding lawn care vehicle includes a battery power source, the at least one blade and an electric drive motor of the motor powered by the battery power source, wherein , the electric drive motor may be operably coupled to a wheel of the riding lawn care vehicle so as to provide power to drive the riding lawn care vehicle and the at least one blade drive motor operable coupled to the riding lawn care vehicle at least one cutting blade, the method comprising: receiving a total current data from current sensor arranged to monitor the total current drawn from the battery power source; and based on the current total data to the riding lawn care vehicle to provide feedback to the operator.
  22. 22.根据权利要求21所述的方法,其中,提供所述反馈包括将所述总电流数据与阈值进行比较,并且基于是否超过所述阈值而通过用户界面将所述反馈提供至操作者。 22. The method according to claim 21, wherein providing the feedback data comprises the total current is compared with a threshold value, and exceeds the threshold value based on whether the user interface through the feedback provided to the operator.
  23. 23.根据权利要求21所述的方法,其中,提供所述反馈包括将所述总电流数据与用于所述骑乘式草坪护理车的预定的操作范围进行比较,并且基于所述总电流数据相对于所述预定的操作范围的状态而通过用户界面将所述反馈提供至操作者。 23. The method according to claim 21, wherein providing the feedback data comprises the total current is compared with a predetermined operating range for the riding lawn care vehicle, based on the total current data with respect to the state of the predetermined operating range through the user interface to provide feedback to the operator.
  24. 24.根据权利要求21所述的方法,其中,提供所述反馈包括通过显示设备向操作者提供视觉反馈。 24. The method according to claim 21, wherein said providing feedback comprises providing visual feedback to the operator through the display device.
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